Hawker Tornado P5224
The Tornado was the Hurricane replacement
designed around the Rolls-Royce Vulture power
plant. Its stablemate, the Typhoon (which went on into
production) had the Napier Sabre engine.
designed to Air Ministry Spec F18/37. P5224 was the second
flight (on 5 December 1940) was significantly delayed due to pressure
in the Hawker works
Hurricanes. When Rolls Royce cancelled the Vulture
programme (due to reliability
Tornado orders (to have been built by Avro) were also cancelled.